The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Is putting your little fingers on the ring THAT...

    Is putting your little fingers on the ring THAT uncommon? Does noone else here use that kinda grip for benching?
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    Changed my BP grip

    I've been stuck at 195-200lbs * 8 on flat freeweights barbell bench for the last few months. If ever there was a plateau, mine was the mother of all plateaus. I have a 4 day split, doing chest&tris...
  3. is it really possible for someone to go from...

    is it really possible for someone to go from benching 3pps(315lbs) to 135(1pps) because of a 3 month layoff from working out? sounds impossible unless one were to drop a drastic amount of weight.
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    Severe wrist pain

    I've been experiencing severe pain in my left wrist for approximately the last 4 months. The pain occurs mostly during pulling exercises such as rows and shrugs, but also with heavy barbell curls. I...
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    I know I know..this is the best routine...

    I know I know..this is the best routine ever..noone has ever created such an amazing routine..it's flawless ;)
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    How's my home gym based routine?

    Yet another "comment on my routine thread". Thanks in advance to those who give me feedback.

    I work out at home. My setup consists of a power rack, an adjustable bench, an olympic bar, an e-z curl...
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    Anthony, thank you for scaring the bejeezus outta...

    Anthony, thank you for scaring the bejeezus outta me :)

    hernia was the last word i wanted to hear...i hope that's not what i have

    can u recommend some good leg warmups/stretches?
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    Kevin..I just saw the vid of u doing 225...holy...

    Kevin..I just saw the vid of u doing 225...holy mackerel mother of jesus!

    how the heck did u get that strong weighing only 150?

    I weigh 185 and I can do 200 8 times on a good day

    I hate u...
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    Nick, I didn't even know about adductors until...

    Nick, I didn't even know about adductors until corey's post. I'm not sure if the pain is related to them. It looks like the adductors are in the general area where my pain is. I can't explain why the...
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    Corey..you may be right...it could be a problem...

    Corey..you may be right...it could be a problem with my adductors...

    i don't have access to a gym though...i work out at home..

    does anyone know any good exercises I can do at home for my...
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    hmm...i looked up hemorrhoids on webmd ...

    hmm...i looked up hemorrhoids on webmd

    http://my.webmd.com/content/article/90/100612.htm

    my symptoms are nothing like those dude...my pain is in the groin area, not my anus
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    Groin pain when squatting

    Hi..when I squat, and i'm on my way back up, I feel a sharp pain somewhere inside my right groin area..I can't pinpoint exactly where the pain originates from, but it seems like it's deep inside the...
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    deadlifts and front neck pain

    hey...i noticed that the day after i do heavy deadlifts, my neck is sore around the adam's apple area..when i press on my neck in the general area below my adam's apple, it's sore and hurts a...
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    well..i've been to a few in the midtown area...

    well..i've been to a few in the midtown area trying to find one that isn't too busy and that has a good freeweights section..so far i've been to 51st and lex, rockefeller, the one near herald...
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    workout at nysc in nyc?

    i've been workin out the last few months at home with my power rack..but i just got a nysc membership and was wondering if any of u guys work out there

    it's kinda ****ty not being able to do...
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    Hey guys, thanks a ton for all the responses so...

    Hey guys, thanks a ton for all the responses so far.

    I cannot gain any weight because I'm planning on challenging for the UFC middleweight title soon, where the weight limit is 185lbs.

    Haha,...
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    195 * 8 to 225 * 8

    I can currently do 8 reps with 195lbs on the flat bench(barbell).

    I need to get to 225 * 8 ASAP.

    I have a bet with a friend. Whoever gets there first gets some serious pocket change.

    I am at...
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